Film: 'Gnomeo And Julie'; Director: Kelly Asbury; Voiceover: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Ashley Jensen, Michael Caine and others; Rating: ***
It is one of the most famous stories of all times, having been told in different forms and shapes through different times and cultures but with the same message of love over war.
The William Shakespeare version of star-crossed lovers destined for doom gets a modern, animated, 3D avatar
Film: 'I Am Number Four'; Director: D.J. Caruso; Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer and Dianna Agron; Rating: ***
After the tremendous cinematic success of 'Twilight', there was an opening for something similar in the science fiction space. Hence when a book was being written that brought the broody, angst-ridden teen who has to perennially keep running to the realm of science, the rights for the film were bought even
Film: 'Thambikottai'; Cast: Narain, Poonam Bajwa, Prabhu, Meena, Sangeetha, Santhanam, Naan Kadavul Rajendran and others; Director: R. Ammu Ramesh; Producer: R.K. Suresh; Music Composer: D. Imman
'Thambikottai' was an important film for Narain, whose last release was 'Anjathey' that came about three years ago. It marks his attempt at returning to the action genre, a change from the cop roles he has been doing so far.
Film: 'Payanam'; Producer: Silent Movies; Director: Radha Mohan; Cast: Prakash Raj, Nagarjuna, Sanaa Khan, Rishiraj, M.S. Bhasker, Manobala, Badava Gopi and others. Music: Pravin Mani; Art: K. Kathir; Rating: ***1/2
Radha Mohan, known for feel-good films, has dared to enter a new arena.
The director, who has a proven record of handling human emotions and relationships well, has successfully tried to capture the anxious momen
Film: 'Gaganam' (Telugu); Cast: Nagarjuna, Prakash Raj, Poonam Kaur, Brahmanandam, Thalaivasal Vijay, Sanakhan and others; Director: Radha Mohan; Producer: Dil Raju; Music Director: K.V.Guhan; Rating: ****
The Telugu film industry has always been at the receiving end for excess focus on commercial elements and illogical plots. Though there are a few exceptions, the number of breakthrough films have been much lesser in the industry, whi